If you’ve got a well-stocked spice cabinet, you can make just about any recipe in Sri Rao’s cookbook, Bollywood Kitchen, without making a special trip to the Indian market—or any market, for that matter. Sri’s taken your favorite Indian dishes and made them incredibly accessible, but still packed with the Indian flavors you’d expect.
Coziness, the closest English translation of the word hygge, is only the beginning. Take a deep dive into the world of hygge by reading The Hygge Life: Embracing the Nordic Art of Coziness Through Recipes, Entertaining, Decorating, Simple Rituals, and Family Traditions by Gunnar Karl Gíslasen and Jody Eddy.
If you ever feel like New England’s cuisine is somehow less vibrant than the other regional cuisines—or you’re surprised to learn we even have a cuisine in these parts—Matt Jennings’ debut cookbook, Homegrown, gives you a new appreciation for fresh traditional northern ingredients.
Boston writer Delia Cabe’s new book, Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink, is every cocktail-loving literary nerd’s dream.
Sauces are SO WORTH the effort. And, you don’t have to go to culinary school to learn how to make a delicious sauce. Vanessa Seder, author of the new book Secret Sauces, did for you!
Sarah DiGregorio’s new book, Adventures in Slow Cooking, is modern slow cooking at its best and most delicious. You’ll find recipes for weeknight meals, party food, desserts (hello, Sticky Toffee Pudding!), and even warm cocktails. It’s filled with tips and tricks from someone who has had eight slow cookers going at once. She’s the real-deal.